Lemuel Haynes House

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Lemuel Haynes House
Lemuel Haynes House, South Granville, NY.jpg
North profile, 2008
Lemuel Haynes House is located in New York
Lemuel Haynes House
Location South Granville, NY
Coordinates 43°22′15.88″N 73°17′0.13″W / 43.3710778°N 73.2833694°W / 43.3710778; -73.2833694Coordinates: 43°22′15.88″N 73°17′0.13″W / 43.3710778°N 73.2833694°W / 43.3710778; -73.2833694
Built 1793
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75001235
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 15, 1975[1]
Designated NHL May 15, 1975[2]

Lemuel Haynes House was the home of Lemuel Haynes, first African-American clergyman ordained in America, from 1822 to 1833. He was also the first African-American minister of a white congregation. It became a National Historic Landmark in 1975.[2][3]

The house is located on Washington County Route 27 a short distance from NY 149 in the small hamlet of South Granville. It was purchased in 2009 by Bo Young and William Foote.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Lemuel Haynes House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-15. 
  3. ^ Marcia M. Greenlee (December 1974). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Lemuel Haynes House (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 1 photo, exterior, from 1974. PDF (513 KB)